You will be picked up from Plaza de Espana, 7, Madrid. Accompanied by a multi-lingual guide, you will travel by deluxe air-conditioned coach to the imperial city of Toledo.
On this visit to Toledo you will get to explore and see many architectural and artistic styles such as Mudejar, Gothic, and Renaissance. You will see many of the great Renaissance painter El Greco’s works inside different churches and monasteries around the town. You will also get to see the world-famous art of damascening; the decorative application of gold or silver on iron or steel.
Some of the important and famous sites you will visit are:
The Toledo Cathedral contains many famous works of art including those of El Greco. It is one of the three 13th century High Gothic cathedrals in Spain and is considered to be the magnum opus of the Gothic style in Spain. The interior is as grand as the exterior and contains a mass of magnificent decorations, rooms and objects to be admired.
St. Tome Church: See the spectacular Mudejar Tower and El Greco’s most famous painting“The Burial of Count Orgaz”.
Synagogue de Santa Maria La Blanca: is a beautiful construction in the mudejar style located in the medieval Jewish quarter of Toledo.
The Victorio Macho Museum: Macho was a famous contemporary sculptor. His home is now a museum containing some of his best known sculptures and is situated right in the heart of the Aljama, Toledo's old Jewish Quarter.
The Monastery of San Juan of the Kings: A 15th century monastery in the Gothic-Spanish-Flemish style was built on the orders of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella.
As part of this tour you will also be taken on a panoramic tour of the city. At the end of the splendid tour you will return back to Plaza de Espana, 7, Madrid.
You can enjoy an optional lunch during your trip.
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